U.F.O. Blurring the boundaries between art and design
Where does design end and art begin?Charles Eames, the most
influential designer of the mid-twentieth century, said that ‘design is
an expression of purpose. It may (if it is good enough) later be judged
‘Chest of Drawers’ by Tejo Remy
Contemporary young designers see the matter more pragmatically.
According to the Spanish designer Jaime Hayon, ‘there is no longer a
clear border between product design and art.’ The most recent answer to
this question is inherent in the new phrase ‘design-art’.